Man Booker Prize announces 2016 shortlist

manbookershortlist2016These are the six shortlisted novels for this year’s Man Booker prize. The shortlisted books were announced by 2016 Chair of judges, Dr. Amanda Foreman, at a press conference at the offices of sponsor Man Group.

man-booker-thing The shortlist features a variety of voices, from new names to award winners. The books cover a diverse range of subjects, from murder in 19th century Scotland to classical music in Revolutionary China.

The 2016 shortlist of six novels is:

Paul Beatty  – The Sellout   (Read about the book and author here)
Deborah Levy – Hot Milk   (Read about the book and author here)
Graeme Macrae Burnet – His Bloody Project   (Read about the book and author here)
Ottessa Moshfegh – Eileen   (Read about the book and author here)
David Szalay – All That Man Is   (Read about the book and author here)
Madeleine Thien – Do Not Say We Have Nothing   (Read about the book and author here)

The shortlisted authors each receive £2,500 and a specially bound edition of their book. The winner will receive a further £50,000 and can expect international recognition.

The 2016 winner will be announced on Tuesday 25 October in London.


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